anal retentive


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Synonyms for anal retentive

a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region

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said that Monica--the anal retentive neat freak played by Courteney.
ZINE GEEKS--often fastidious and overly anal retentive collectors of trivia and worthless tidbits who seek to foul the postal service with their ridiculous rants and musings about the boring minutiae of their everyday lives.
The city of Los Angeles does not need another ``White Tower'' filled with anal retentive bureaucrats.
Would be anal retentive, and unwilling to give himself away?
She connects this with the Freudian proposition `connecting bowels and booty; people are either basically anal retentive or anal expulsive' (p.